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Tragedy in Rushville: School Bus Crash Claims Lives in Illinois

Heartbreak enveloped the Rushville community as news broke of a devastating school bus collision with a semi-truck, resulting in the loss of five lives, including three children. The incident, which occurred on Route 24, serves as a poignant reminder of the paramount importance of road safety and the pursuit of justice in preventing such tragedies. State Police officials are still…Read More

What Are Truck Driver Training Requirements?

Commercial trucks, such as tractor-trailers, are challenging to maneuver around other vehicles, turns, and narrow roads. Driving a commercial truck safely requires adequate training and knowledge of safe operations. Prospective truck drivers must successfully complete driving and skills tests and obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL). Federal Requirements for Truck Driver Applicants Anyone applying to drive a commercial motor vehicle…Read More

How Are Truck Accidents Different From Other Auto Accidents?

A collision involving an 18-wheeler or another large commercial vehicle is often significantly different than a crash involving two passenger vehicles. A commercial vehicle’s sheer size, weight, and heavy cargo often cause severe injuries and catastrophic damage. The number of parties and insurance policies involved also makes these collisions markedly different from other crashes. Below, we’ll review how truck accidents…Read More